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Nighttime dryness and oinments


Long story short, I have dry eyes as many of you guys have, and I am not sure what the main cause is. But I am trying therapies reccomended from my doctors, and one of the medications is a nighttime oinment called Simplex. It contains parafin and vaseline.

The first time...

First fitting next week

So after trialing punctual plugs and IPL. But cannot get ipl again until covid is under control. I bit the bullet and went somewhere else felt like my eyes were worse than usual, low tbut. No scarring. Thankfully! Was given sample drops and a prescription for the same ingredient allergy drop I already...

"Dry Eye Disease Does Not Worsen With Time in Most Patients"

Hi everyone, apologies if this article has already been discussed before, I'm new to the forum and I'm still working my way through the amazing amount of information here!

I've been diagnosed with evaporative dry eye (I presume this means MGD but my eye doctor didn't say), and due to how...

Newly diagnosed and worried :(

Hello everyone, I'm 33 and living in England and after a month of a weird dry feeling in my left eye, I've been diagnosed with evaporative dry eye.

I have so many questions (naturally) because this is all strange and new and confusing, but I suppose my main question is; am I destined to...

corneal neuropathy with dry eyes

I'm in so much pain with my eyes from staring at the work laptop working from home, it's horrific. I think my corneal nerves have become damaged due to eyes being so dry from aqueous deficiency and MGD.

I've spoken to my manager and looking at sick leave. This has turned my life upside...

Long term lotemax use to treat damaged corneal nerves?

Hi, I have been using lotemax once per day for 4 months since I was told it was the only way to treat damaged corneal nerves (combined with serum drops)

I'm very worried about it since I've read that using it long term is dangerous

I've been getting my eye pressure checked...

Very tough

Started to have dry eyes 3 months ago.
Pain. Cannot stand wind. At work air conditioning is tough.
Gets strong at night, last night slept 2 hours.
First I have been told that I have mild dry eyes.
But last time I went to the doctor he understood I suffer.
He was pessimistic...


Sorry as I'm sure this has been asked before.
I'm looking for somewhere in the UK/ Europe where I would be able to get Prokera.

I'm also interested if anyone has been able to get xiidra in the UK?

Or is it a case of travelling to America..



Hi, has anyone been able to access tacrolimus eye oitment in the uk ?

i cant seem to find it available over here.

I had eczema few years ago an it was very effective in dampening my immune so the flairs stopped !...

Schirmer Test and glands are fine but lipid layer thin

Hi guys,

So, my right eye has had bouts of dryness ever since Strabimus surgery 9 years ago. I have been to see a dry eye specialist and they have told me that my Schirmer tests came back fine - right eye 20mm. and my glands are fine with no sign of bleph. However, my lipiview scores on...
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